Victorian Sheep

© Ron Jones

Victorian Sheep

Kay E. Mahoney Student 7/24/2006 4:26:39 AM

Beautiful photo Ron. Love the effects. YOu have a fantastic gallery of photos. #490069

Mary Timman 7/24/2006 4:39:37 AM

Gorgeous piece of art! #3068818

Terri L. Scribner 7/24/2006 4:45:17 AM

Stunning work of art!! #3068890

Jeff W. Robinson 7/24/2006 6:02:18 AM

Excellent work Ron! Jeff #3069343

Jessica Jenney 7/24/2006 7:35:52 AM

Stunning effects, Ron! Very painterly! #3069782

Revonda L. Gentry 7/24/2006 7:38:43 AM

WOW!! #3069797

Sandy Stigliano 7/24/2006 11:29:56 AM

Love the image, great effects! #3070554

Ron Jones 7/24/2006 1:15:39 PM

Thank you all so very much. It was a fun one to work on.
Ron #3070913

Mary Christine P. Villanueva 8/2/2006 5:23:18 PM

I like this photo ron. It's simply beautiful, I love painting effects. can you share what effects did you do here? Thanks ~christine~ #3116561

Ron Jones 8/2/2006 5:57:04 PM

Sure, Christine,
I placed the the main image without the sheep over a close up of a moss covered stone. I blended it using "hard light." I ran a dispacement map on it: Filter/distort/displacement map. I then added the sheep and blended them in with an adjustment layer. Summery of the technique is in Caplin's How To Cheat In Photoshop. #3116640

Mary Christine P. Villanueva 8/5/2006 6:26:18 PM

Thanks for the info ron! I will try doing it and hope to get the same effect :-) #3129115

Michelle J. Harvey 8/5/2006 8:03:43 PM

Marvelous capture and effects Ron!! I LOVE those colours too :) #3129275

Sue L. Cullumber 8/26/2006 2:26:46 PM

Ron - gorgeous photographic art piece! Congrats! #3219335

Kathy Radford 8/26/2006 2:54:29 PM

Congrats, well deserved. Kathy in NH #3219662

Paul Sikora 8/26/2006 4:34:37 PM

Congratulations Ron #3220628

Kay E. Mahoney 8/26/2006 6:38:28 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #3221659

Lorri Shank 8/26/2006 7:16:22 PM

Congratulations, Ron! It's about time. I think ALL of your images should at least be finalists if not winners! Lorri #3222073

Ron Jones 8/26/2006 7:41:08 PM

Thank you all for your most kind comments. As you know the real joy in photography is not selling or winning but being out with the camera seeing wonderful things in the beautiful light.
Ron #3222334

Marijana Fajgl 8/27/2006 12:53:43 AM

Very artistic and beautiful image Ron! Congratulations and good luck! #3223824

Jessica Jenney 8/27/2006 4:48:05 AM

Congratulations, Ron on your finalist image. It's really a beauty! #3224741

Deborah Sandidge 8/27/2006 3:13:30 PM

Congratulations Ron - so glad to see this image among the finalists! #3227952

Cyn D Valentine 8/27/2006 3:21:43 PM

Congratulations! Beautiful image! #3227989

Carolyn M. Fletcher 8/28/2006 3:53:23 AM

It reminds me of an illustration from an old children's book. Just fantastic! #3230726

Kay E. Mahoney 8/28/2006 2:32:08 PM

Congrats on youre winner. #3234887

Mick Burkey 8/28/2006 2:48:48 PM

Lovey work, Ron. Congratulations on the win! #3235026

Jessica Jenney 8/28/2006 2:57:04 PM

Congratulations, Ron on this stunning win! #3235083

Lorri Shank 8/28/2006 3:38:58 PM

Yeah, Ron! I am so happy for you. This is such a wonderful creative effort. You deserve to win (for all your images!) Your gallery is outstanding. Congratulations!!!!Lorri #3235369

Candy D. Dennis 8/28/2006 6:05:03 PM

Georgeous image Ron. Congratulations! #3236082

Janine Russell 8/28/2006 6:49:35 PM

Ron, great colors, detail, lighting, composition and effects; congratulations on your Second Place Win. #3236359

Ron Jones 8/28/2006 7:18:34 PM

Thanks so much everyone.
I'm as pleased as punch.
Ron #3236568

Nadya Johnson 8/29/2006 10:38:11 AM

Gorgeous work!! Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Ron! #3239882

Deborah Sandidge 8/29/2006 12:54:25 PM

Congratulations Ron!! #3240521

Mary Timman 8/29/2006 5:38:16 PM

Again, it's still gorgeous. Congratulations. #3241497

Brenda Sides 8/31/2006 10:07:01 PM

Ron, I can see this in, for example, a children's book. CONGRATULATIONS!! #3252520

Milan Banik 9/1/2006 10:55:38 AM

Congratulations RON FOR LOVELY PAINTING! #3254878

Melissa Gurdus 9/1/2006 11:03:11 AM

Stunning effects in this most deserving winner. Congratulations, Ron!!! #3254895

Dinene Wolf 9/7/2006 11:26:08 AM

Hi Ron,

Just wanted to say that your images are wonderful. I visited your website and immediate fell in love with your style. Do you use photoshop and/or corel painter to get these affects? Just curious. You are certainly a gifted artist. Thanks for sharing your work. #3279850

Carolyn J. Connolly 9/14/2006 1:17:34 AM

WOW, Ron - this is an absolutely GORGEOUS image!! I just LOVE *everything* about it!! Your PS work is EXCEPTIONAL!! Many CONGRATULATIONS on your Second Place win with this image - it was M-O-S-T deserved!! :o) #3307053

Mary K. Robison 9/22/2006 5:51:09 PM

Outstanding, marvelous, gorgeous, and every other compliment already used, Ron.
Belated CONGRATULATIONS on your very well-earned winner! #3347254

Jaclyn Klassen 9/23/2006 11:23:29 PM

Absolutely incredible! The effects you have applied here are amazing! Love it!

~ God Bless! ~ #3352251

Vicki Hunt 9/26/2006 1:10:41 PM

This is beautiful! #3364668

Niels Sandal 12/12/2006 11:30:08 AM

Interesting creation with nice colors. I also like the painting effect. #3695571

Ron Jones 12/12/2006 12:04:04 PM

Thanks so much all. It was a fun one to work on. I didn't have any preconceived plans but just got caught up in it.
Ron #3695629

Usman M. Bajwa 11/10/2010 11:33:51 PM

Belated CONGRATZ on your stunning Winner!!

UB. #9027055


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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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